2010 Western Region Interscholastic Championships – Day 1
Date: (Sat.) Mar. 13, 2010
Location: San Francisco, CA
Event Director: - 925.872.3935
Course Setter: Jay Hann
Type: Junior; Day 1 of the 2nd Annual WRIS Champs, on a wonderful new map
This event is open to everyone. Information about the "open" event is available here.
- 9:00 AM – 12:00 noon: Registration
- 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM: All courses starts
- 1:30 PM: Courses closed, must be back even if you didn't finish your course.
- 1:00 PM: BAOC COOL Awards from two weeks ago
As always, we will be using electronic punching at this meet, using SPORTident finger sticks. The following models are supported: SI-Card 5, SI-Card 6, SI-Card 8, and SI-Card 9. Finger sticks are available for rent at the meet.
Pre-payment is not required. You will run the following courses:
- Elementary Boys and Girls – Course 1
- Middle School Boys and Girls – Course 2
- High School JV Boys and Girls – Course 3
- High School Varsity Girls – Course 4
- High School Varsity Boys – Course 4
Email the following information to [emailByName: unknown member name 'Juniors '][emailByPosition: unknown position 'Juniors']:
- Individual Class
- School's City and State
- Team Name (if multiple teams at same school)
- Regular Team or Club Team
Standard fees apply.
Elementary School Registrations
Elisabeth Pelayo Encinal Eagles Hannah Kopisch Encinal Eagles Natalie Pelayo Encinal Eagles Natalie Kim Creekside Elementary School Andrew Kim Coyote Creek Elementary School Gavin Smith Donlon Elementary School Emily Hann John Baldwin Elementary School Johanna Karras
Middle School Registrations
Cassandra Pelayo Hillview Hawks David Harrison Albany Middle School Daniel Kim Gale Ranch Middle School Ben Hallsted ML King Middle School
High School JV Registrations
High School Varsity Registrations
Name Team Philipp Kopisch Menlo-Atherton Bears Daniel Kopisch Menlo-Atherton Bears
There will be awards for both individuals and teams.
There will be individual awards for the top three students in each of the following eight classes:
- Elementary School Girls
- Elementary School Boys
- Middle School Girls
- Middle School Boys
- JV Girls
- JV Boys
- Varsity Girls
- Varsity Boys
The combined points from Saturday and Sunday count for the individual score.
There is no minimum nor maximum number of team members. School team members all attend the same school. Club team members are all from the same orienteering club. The top three scores in each team count. There will be awards for the top three teams in each of the following eight team categories:
- Elementary, School Teams
- Elementary, Club Teams
- Middle, School Teams
- Middle, Club Teams
- JV, School Teams
- JV, Club Teams
- Varsity, School Teams
- Varsity, Club Teams
The fastest student in each competition class scores 100 points. Each other student scores proportionally fewer points—for example, if you take twice as long as the winner, then you'd get 50 points. DNF, DNS, and MSP score zero points.
- You said that there is no maximum team size. Does that mean that we can't have two teams from the same school?
- No, you can have two teams, even two teams of one student each, but each team would be scored separately.
- How about if we had 20 students on our team and we win a medal. Do all 20 students get an award?
This is a new ISSOM map created by Vladimir Gusiatnikov, Vladimir Zlherdev, and John Fredrickson, and used only once last November. McLaren Park is fun. Maps will be printed by Get Lost!! Running, Racing, Inc. at 1:5000 scale and have a 2.5-meter contour interval.
Courses were created by Jay Hann to British TD1, TD2, TD3, and TD4 standards and vetted by Vladimir Gusiantikov, George Minarik, and Jim Fish. The resulting courses look pretty darn good.
There will be no water on the courses.
Here are the course statistics for the Saturday event:
Percent Navigation Course Length Climb Controls climb difficulty
Course 1 1.3 km 58 m 16 4.5% Beginner Course 2 1.7 km 93 m 18 5.6% Adv. Beginner Course 3 2.5 km 120 m 12 4.8% Intermediate Course 4 3.6 km 140 m 20 3.9% Advanced
The meeting place is on John F Shelly Drive. There will be signs set out starting at Mansell Street.
There's a map here that shows the location of the event. (Drag the map to center San Francisco, and then click on the "+" symbol to zoom in.)
Or use your favorite navigating software to get to 37.722215,-122.420296
Driving North On 101
From the peninsula on U.S. Highway 101, take the Paul Ave. exit and make a left onto Paul Ave. Cross over the freeway and make a left onto San Bruno Ave. Take the second right turn onto Mansell St. Drive about a half mile to turn right onto John F. Shelley Drive. Take this road past Cambridge St., then look for the large meadow on the right-hand side, then park along the side of the road. We will meet on the left (south) side of the road.
Driving South On 101
Those coming from the north or San Francisco on U.S. Highway 101, join us here after taking the Paul Ave. exit — it will dump you straight onto Mansell, do not turn. Drive about a half mile to turn right onto John F. Shelley Drive. Take this road past Cambridge St., then look for the large meadow on the right-hand side, then park along the side of the road. We will meet on the left (south) side of the road.
Transit information is available from McLarenPark.org. It lists several SF Muni bus lines that can get you to the park. The closest BART station, Balboa Park, is about a mile and a half walk... or just get on the SF Muni 29 bus from Balboa Park BART. Get off at the second John F. Shelley Drive stop, and take this road past Cambridge St., then look for the large meadow on the right-hand side.